Lane Closures Tonight, Next Week on Triangle Expressway
Posted 5/17/2013 4:44:48 PM
RALEIGH — Beginning Monday, May 20 at 8 a.m., N.C. Department of Transportation crews will close lanes on N.C. 147 North between Hopson Road and I-40 until 4 p.m., weather permitting.
On Tuesday, May 21, crews will close lanes on N.C. 147 South between Hopson Road and I-40 during the same time period. At least one lane will remain open at all times. These closures are necessary for crews to perform routine inspections.
In addition, temporary lane closures will take place to allow crews to clean and adjust cameras and inspect tolling equipment to ensure it is functioning properly. This work is part of routine upkeep of the tolling equipment.
These lane closures will take place each night from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. as follows:
• Monday, May 20: One lane of N.C. 147 South ramp to N.C. 540 West; and
• Tuesday, May 21: One lane of N.C. 540 East ramp to N.C. 147 North.
At least one lane will remain open each night.
For information about the Triangle Expressway, North Carolina's first modern toll road, visit www.ncturnpike.org/projects/Triangle_Expressway. NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
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